First aid basics
First aid covers how to help an injured or sick person in the first minutes after the event. Learn about the DRSABCD action plan and where to learn first aid.
First aid kits
An organised and properly stocked first aid kit can give you peace of mind in a medical emergency.
Sea creature bites and stings
Not sure if a bite or sting from a sea creature is dangerous? Here’s information about first aid treatments for jellyfish stings, sea snake bites and more.
Many chemicals can cause serious burns to the skin and a chemical burn should be treated as a medical emergency. Learn how to do first aid while awaiting help.
Bump, knock and bruise treatments
If you have a knock, bump or bruise there are a number of things you can do to help manage the condition.
Burn and scald symptoms
Trusted information about burn and scald symptoms
Facial injury treatments
If you have a facial injury, you can easily treat a minor wound or cut. However, a larger or deep wound or cut will need medical attention.
Wound, cut and graze treatments
Information about wound care, plus self-care advice for cuts and grazes and when to speak to a doctor for further medical attention
How to perform CPR
This article provide you with the basic steps for performing CPR. Learn more about CPR.
A black eye is a bruise in the tissues around the eye. It’s a good idea to get it checked by a doctor in case it’s a symptom of a more serious eye injury.